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Trillium luteum

Planted in the spring of 2007. Still alive in 2010.
Grow in moist, well-drained, deep, humus-rich soil, preferably acidic to neutral soil, in deep or partial shade. Mulch annually in fall with leave mould.
Yellow Trillium: upright, clump-forming perennial with stalkless elliptic to broadly ovate, abruptly pointed mid-green leaves, heavily marked paler green (or khaki). Stalkless, upright, sweet-scented, golden or bronze-green flowers with inversely lance-shaped to obovate or narrowly elliptic petals, to 3.5"long, and lance-shaped, mid-green sepals are produced above the leaves in spring. Zone 6b. Origin SE US.

This planting is in the Shade garden.

Purchased from Botanus

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Quantity: 2

Plant Trillium Trillium luteum 11


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Those are amazing leaves! I’d love to see a photo of the flower.
I have a couple of white trilliums.


Posted on 11 May 10 (over 5 years ago)

I would love to see the flower too. The leaves have come up for the last couple of years but that is it! Sometimes/ often plants take a while to get established in this garden.

Posted on 11 May 10 (over 5 years ago)

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